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Panthera blytheae Tseng et al. 2013 (cat)

Osteichthyes - Carnivora - Felidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282559

Full reference: Z. J. Tseng, X. Wang, G. J. Slater, G. T. Takeuchi, Q. Li, J. Liu, and G. Xie. 2013. Himalayan fossils of the oldest known pantherine establish ancient origin of big cats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281

Belongs to Panthera according to Z. J. Tseng et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Panthera (Jaguarius), Panthera gombaszoegensis, Panthera leo, Panthera onca, Panthera pardus, Panthera tigris, Panthera uncia

Type specimen: IVPP V18788.1, a partial skull. Its type locality is Zanda (ZD1001), which is in a Miocene/Pliocene lacustrine - small sandstone in the Zanda Formation of China.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore